Middlesex County Home Prices & Values

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  • 5.9% 1-year change
  • 3.5% 1-year forecast

The median home value in Middlesex County is $280,700. Middlesex County home values have gone up 5.9% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 3.5% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Middlesex County is $191, which is lower than the New York Metro average of $264. The median price of homes currently listed in Middlesex County is $309,000 while the median price of homes that sold is $270,350. The median rent price in Middlesex County is $1,775, which is lower than the New York Metro median of $2,850.

Foreclosures will be a factor impacting home values in the next several years. In Middlesex County 1.2 homes are foreclosed (per 10,000). This is greater than the New York Metro value of 1.1 and also lower than the national value of 4.3

Mortgage delinquency is the first step in the foreclosure process. This is when a homeowner fails to make a mortgage payment. The percent of delinquent mortgages in Middlesex County is 14.7%, which is higher than the national value of 7.2%. With U.S. home values having fallen by more than 20% nationally from their peak in 2007 until their trough in late 2011, many homeowners are now underwater on their mortgages, meaning they owe more than their home is worth. The percent of Middlesex County homeowners underwater on their mortgage is 20.0%, which is higher than New York Metro at 15.7%.

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Middlesex County Market Overview

Data through Jun 30, 2014
  • $280,700 ZHVI
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    (Jun 30, 2015)
  • $309,000 Median listing price
  • $270,350 Median sale price
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Middlesex County Market Health

Data through Jun 30, 2014
  • 8.0/10 Very healthy What's This?  
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    The Market Health Index illustrates the current health of a region's housing market relative to other markets across the country. The Market Health Index is based on up to 10 metrics including those capturing the past and projected evolution of home values, the prevalence of foreclosures, foreclosure re-sales, negative equity and delinquency, as well as whether homes are currently selling faster or slower than in the past.

  • 142 Average of days on Zillow (May 31, 2014)
  • 20.0% Homes with negative equity (18.8% US Avg) (Mar 31, 2014)
  • 14.7% Delinquent on mortgage (7.2% US Avg) (Mar 31, 2014)

Homes foreclosed (per 10,000)

1.2 homes Middlesex County
1.1 homes New York Metro
4.3 homes United States
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Cities in Middlesex County

Name Median ZHVI Name Median ZHVI Name Median ZHVI
East Brunswick $332,500 Highland Park $306,200 Milltown $304,100
North Brunswick $264,600 Spotswood $263,600 Sayreville $262,200
South River $237,800 New Brunswick $234,200 Helmetta $182,000

Listings & Sales

Data through Jun 30, 2014
  • $191 Median list price / sq ft
  • $178 Median sale price / sq ft
  • 29.9% Listings with price cut
25.2%
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Middlesex County Rentals

Data through Jun 30, 2014
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$2,008 Middlesex County
$2,300 New York Metro
$1,310 United States
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    (Jun 30, 2013)
  • $1,775 Rent list price
  • $1.38 Rent list price / sq ft
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